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BirthplaceDetroit, MI


University of Michigan, BBA 1987
Finance, Economics, Organizational Psychology
Columbia University, MBA 1993
Finance, Accounting, Strategy

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Roger Ehrenberg

Roger Ehrenberg is the founder and Managing Partner of IA Ventures, a firm that invests in companies creating competitive advantage through data.

Prior to forming IA Ventures, Roger was an active angel investor through IA Capital Partners, a seed-stage investment firm focused on digital media and financial technology. From 2004 to 2009, Roger seeded 40 companies, including, Buddy Media, Clickable, Global Bay Mobile Technologies (sold to Verifone), Invite Media (sold to Google), Magnetic, MyTrade (sold to TD Ameritrade), Solve Media, Stocktwits, TheLadders, TweetDeck (sold to Twitter) and Wallstrip (sold to CBS Interactive).

Roger currently sits on the boards of Simple, Kinetic Global, Metamarkets, Recorded Future, and The Trade Desk, and is a Board observer of SavingStar. Formerly, he served on the boards of Alphacet, Buddy Media, Global Bay Mobile Technologies, Magnetic, Selerity and Stocktwits.

Earlier in his career, Roger served as President and CEO of DB Advisors, LLC, Deutsche Bank’s internal hedge fund trading platform where his 130-person team managed $6 billion in capital across multiple strategies with offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Before DB Advisors, Roger was Global Co-head of Deutsche Bank’s Strategic Equity Transactions Group. In 2000, Roger’s team won Institutional Investor magazine’s “Derivatives Deal of the Year” award. As an Investment Banker and Managing Director at Citibank, Roger held a variety of roles in the Global Derivatives, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Structuring groups.

Roger holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Management from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance, Economics and Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Magnetic 6/2012Series B$10M6
TweetDeck 5/2010Series B$3.5M8
Blog Talk Radio 3/2010Series B$1.94M4
oneforty 1/2010Series A$1.98M9
Solve Media 1/2010Series A7
Ticketfly 4/2009Venture Round1
Bitly 3/2009Series A$2M14
Magnetic 3/2009Seed$1.25M6
TweetDeck 1/2009Seed$300k8
StockTwits 12/2008Series A$800k6
StockTwits 9/2008Angel7
OrganizedWisdom 6/2008Series A$2.3M6
Path101 2/2008Angel$350k21
Lookery 2/2008Seed$900k21
Standout Jobs 1/2008Series AC$1.57M10
TubeMogul 1/2008Angel1
TubeMogul 10/2007Seed5
Salesforce Buddy Media 9/2007Series A$1.5M5
Covestor 6/2007Angel$1M1
Blog Talk Radio 1/2007Angel1
vSocial 1/2007Angel1
Mashery 1/2007Angel6
MyTrade 1/2007Angel3
WallStrip 1/2007Angel$600k4
Clickable 1/2006Angel1
Mimeo 1/2005Angel1



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